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Longer tire life thanks to smarter management

Understanding and choosing tires with outstanding technology and fitting them to the fleet’s needs won’t amount to much if the tires aren’t also properly maintained. Every fleet should have a formal tire maintenance program to assure its tires are cared for and managed smartly. This will provide the most service to the fleet and provide

Michelin launches nationwide Truck Care network

Michelin Americas Truck Tires announced Michelin Truck Care, a national network of mechanical service providers for trucks with dedicated fleet maintenance managers and technicians, along with standardized services that are audited by Michelin. Michelin Truck Care includes mobile maintenance visits, consistent nationwide pricing, an integrated fleet maintenance system and the assurance of high-quality parts. Launching this

Michelin announces new sizes of construction tires

Michelin North America‘s earthmover unit announced it will soon offer new sizes of its X Crane+ and X-Super Terrain+ to meet demand in the construction industry. The new Michelin X Crane+ 525/80R25 size will be available in April. The new Michelin X-Super Terrain +, which is used on articulated dump trucks, has been re-engineered with

Michelin launches X Multi Energy Z regional steer tire

Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America Inc., announced the launch of its new Michelin X Multi Energy Z, a regional steer tire that meets U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay verified requirements. With a 15% reduction in rolling resistance, the tire delivers fuel efficiency, longevity and durability, according to the company. The

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Volvo Trucks Safety Award to recognize safest fleets

Volvo Trucks will once again recognize North America’s safest fleets with the Volvo Trucks Safety Award. Two fleets with the safest driving records and top safety programs will receive the annual award and $25,000 to be used toward their safety-related activities. “Safety is a top issue each year for Volvo Trucks and the entire industry,”

Volvo Trucks recognize safe fleets
Spec and manage fuel efficient tires

If even only one of your trucks is used in an application during which it is at highway speeds and you’re not using fuel efficient tires, you need to take another look at what you have mounted on that truck’s wheels. Paul Crehan, director of product marketing for trucks at Michelin North America, said, “Fleets

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Michelin Retread Technologies rolls out off-road drive retread for severe applications

The new Michelin XDY-EXTM pre-mold drive position retread for off-road applications has been introduced by Michelin Retread Technologies. The new retread designed for single and tandem axle service in severe applications such as logging, mining and construction features a 32/32nd tread, a proprietary compound technology, and stone ejector ledges. The XDY-EX retread, which accepts chains,